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Prayer When Hope Has Been Exhausted

The prophet Hosea, in chapters 8 and 9 of his prophetic book, proclaimed a message of warning and impending doom to his contemporaries in Northern Israel. The ominous nature of what the future held emerged in images like “reaping the … Continue reading

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When Personal Faith Is the Foundation for a Politician’s Prayers

Hezekiah, a later king of Judah, prayed throughout his life. He reigned during a time of crisis; Assyria conquered Judah’s sister nation of Israel to the north while he was king, and invaded Judah. While David, Asa, Jehoshaphat, and Josiah … Continue reading

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